Discipline: Literature – nonfiction

Frank Huyler

Discipline: Literature – nonfiction
Region: Albuquerque, NM
MacDowell Fellowships: 2019

Frank Huyler is a novelist, nonfiction writer, and physician. He is the author of two novels, a book of creative nonfiction, a novella, and many essays, opinion pieces, and poems.

While at MacDowell he completed a draft of his book White Hot Light, a series of linked creative nonfiction stories about medicine. The bulk of the manuscript was written during his two month stay. Individual stories from the collection have been published widely. The book was a finalist for the Jan Michalski Prize for Literature.



Frank Huyler worked in the Schelling studio.

Marian MacDowell funded construction of this studio the year that the organization was established and the first artists arrived for residency. It was called Bark Studio until 1933, when it was renamed in honor of Ernest Schelling, a composer, pianist, and orchestral leader who served as president of what was then called the Edward MacDowell…

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